The Defiant Thomas Brothers to Fan the Flames at Stage 773 This Fall The Defiant Thomas Brothers to Fan the Flames at Stage 773 This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 01, 2016

Ranging from old-school, Nichols and May-esque relationship scenes, to embracing the cringe-worthy, The Defiant Thomas Brothers bring their neo-vaudeville flair to the elite roster of companies at Sta... (more...)
The Revival to Present TRIGGER This Fall The Revival to Present TRIGGER This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 01, 2016

The Revival, Hyde Park's new comedy theater, presents TRIGGER.... (more...)
2nd Annual PARAGON Sci-Fi Play Festival to Feature 40 Shows 2nd Annual PARAGON Sci-Fi Play Festival to Feature 40 Shows
by BWW News Desk on October 01, 2016

The 2nd annual Paragon-A Sci-Fi/Fantasy Theatre Short Play Festival stages 40 short plays showcasing 38 playwrights, 37 directors and 110 actors in just two days.... (more...)
Cock and Bull Theatre Haunts Berger Park's Gunder House This October Cock and Bull Theatre Haunts Berger Park's Gunder House This October
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Cock & Bull is proud to present the World Premiere of Lecherous Honey, a new contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen'sGhosts, written by LA Playwright Megan Breen, to be performed at the Berger Park N... (more...)
Lookingglass Presents the World Premiere of MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH by Ensemble Member Doug Hara Lookingglass Presents the World Premiere of MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH by Ensemble Member Doug Hara
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Lookingglass Theatre Company continues its Season with Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth, written and directed by Ensemble Member Doug Hara. Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth runs December 7, 2016 - February 19, 2017 at ... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Hell in a Handbag's Dead-On Parody SKOOBY DON'T Photo Flash: First Look at Hell in a Handbag's Dead-On Parody SKOOBY DON'T
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, Hell in a Handbag Productions delivers a parody so dead-on, it's frightening! Artistic Director David Cerda lampoons a cartoon classic in the world premiere comedy SKOOBY D... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Theatre at the Center STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Theatre at the Center
by Stage Tube on September 30, 2016

Five Chicago actor-musicians made their Theatre at the Center debut in this production. Christine Mild as Rhetta Cupp, Shaun Whitley as Jim, Matt Holzfeind as Jackson, Matt Edmonds as L.M. and Cody Si... (more...)
Transgressive Theatre-Opera to Present THE MALIGNED MEZZO in Time for Halloween Transgressive Theatre-Opera to Present THE MALIGNED MEZZO in Time for Halloween
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Transgressive Theatre-Opera announces a concert dedicated to the operatically misrepresented mezzo-soprano voice, The Maligned Mezzo.... (more...)
Photo Flash: TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Celebrates Opening Night Nuptials in Chicago Photo Flash: TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Celebrates Opening Night Nuptials in Chicago
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Presented by the original New York producers, in conjunction with Chicago Theater Works, one of Chicago's longest running, smash hit shows, Tony n' Tina's Wedding, returns to the Windy City, running t... (more...)
DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN Comes to Skokie DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN Comes to Skokie
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

MadKap Productions  has announed that the 25th anniversary, national touring production of Rob Becker's historic comedy, Defending The Caveman will return to Skokie Theatre for four performances Octob... (more...)
Society Celebrates Liszt's 205th Birthday with LISZT TIMES TWO, A CELEBRATION OF PIANO MUSIC Society Celebrates Liszt's 205th Birthday with LISZT TIMES TWO, A CELEBRATION OF PIANO MUSIC
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

The American Liszt Society Chicago/Midwest Chapter will be celebrating Franz Liszt's 205th birthday, with 'Liszt Times Two, A Celebration of Piano Music by Franz Liszt for Four Hands', Saturday, Octob... (more...)
Spartan Theatre Company Presents Lee Blessing's A WALK IN THE WOODS This Fall Spartan Theatre Company Presents Lee Blessing's A WALK IN THE WOODS This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Spartan Theatre Company presents Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods. This Tony-nominated play follows one year of tumultuous arms negotiations between a young, hopeful American diplomat and a worldly ... (more...)
Dandelion Theatre to Stage FISH EYE by Lucas Kavner Dandelion Theatre to Stage FISH EYE by Lucas Kavner
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Dandelion Theatre will present the Midwest premiere of Lucas Kavner's Fish Eye, directed by Bec Willett, September 29 - October 16at The Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale Ave. A preview will be held on Thur... (more...)
Chicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This Fall Chicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

For the first time ever, Chicago's iconic Music Box Theatre will host a classical live performance when Chicago Opera Theater (COT) debuts the Chicago premiere of Frank Martin's 1942 'The Love Potion'... (more...)
Brown Paper Box Co. to Present THE BROAD-WAY: A LADIES CABARET Brown Paper Box Co. to Present THE BROAD-WAY: A LADIES CABARET
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Brown Paper Box Co. continues its 2016/2017 season with The Broad-Way: A Ladies Cabaret, a night of songs written by women, celebrating women. This joyful evening of music from all genres highlights t... (more...)
Quest Theatre Ensemble  2016-17 Season Announced Quest Theatre Ensemble 2016-17 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Quest Theatre Ensemble, the innovative company that has been offering free theatre to Chicago audiences for approaching fifteen seasons will bring its unique blend of pageantry, puppetry and music to ... (more...)
Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre to Present THE DAY THEY SHOT JOHN LENNON Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre to Present THE DAY THEY SHOT JOHN LENNON
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

The play The Day They Shot John Lennon takes place in front of the Manhattan apartment building where John Lennon was shot on December 8, 1980.... (more...)
Stir Today Night to Bring 8 ANGRY ASIANS to Second City Stir Today Night to Bring 8 ANGRY ASIANS to Second City
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016

Hollywood has taken whitewashed casting too far, and the Asian comedy group Stir Today Night has responded with their newest sketch revue: '8 Angry Asians, Starring Scarlett Johansson'. *The role of S... (more...)
Recreation Center to Host 37th Annual Fall Carnival Saturday, October 22 Recreation Center to Host 37th Annual Fall Carnival Saturday, October 22
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Fall has arrived and with it comes the 37th Annual Fall Carnival to be held Saturday, October 22, from 6:00-8:00 PM.... (more...)
Alliance Theatre Presents MOBY DICK by Lookingglass Theatre Alliance Theatre Presents MOBY DICK by Lookingglass Theatre
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to present Moby Dick, a new aerial and acrobatic take on the Herman Melville novel by the Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre Company.  The Chicago-based Lookinggla... (more...)
Casting Announced for First Floor Theater's World Premiere of DEER AND THE LOVERS Casting Announced for First Floor Theater's World Premiere of DEER AND THE LOVERS
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

First Floor Theater is excited to announce the cast of the first play of their fifth season,THE DEER AND THE LOVERS, a rollicking and revelatory world premiere from Emily Zemba, directed by Company Me... (more...)
Photo Flash: New Shots of Shattered Globe's TRUE WEST at Theater Wit Photo Flash: New Shots of Shattered Globe's TRUE WEST at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Shattered Globe Theatre launches its 2016-17 season with a revival of Sam Shepard's quintessential American drama TRUE WEST, directed by James Yost, playing now through October 22, 2016 at Theater Wit... (more...)
THE NUTCRACKER Begins This November at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences THE NUTCRACKER Begins This November at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

???????The musical twist on the classic tale of THE NUTCRACKER comes to life for children of all ages at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from November 11 t... (more...)
Hell in a Handbag's SKOOBY DON'T to Premiere at Mary's Attic Hell in a Handbag's SKOOBY DON'T to Premiere at Mary's Attic
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, Hell in a Handbag Productions delivers a parody so dead-on, it's frightening! Artistic Director David Cerda lampoons a cartoon classic in his world premiere comedy SKOOBY, ... (more...)
Casting Announced for Hell in a Handbag's SKOOBY DON'T World Premiere Casting Announced for Hell in a Handbag's SKOOBY DON'T World Premiere
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere SKOOBY DON'T, David Cerda's uproarious parody of a beloved cartoon classic, directed by Derek Van Barham.... (more...)
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